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Bengaluru airport processed over 6.5 lakh kg of Covid relief material from April this year: BIAL

May 26, 2021 6:55 am

Oxygen concentrators, ventilators and Zeolite were the major import commodities, while Covid vaccines and PPEs were the top domestic inbound cargo.

At Bengaluru airport, crowds and lack of masks make many uneasy

April 06, 2021 11:50 am

Recently, the Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had found the compliance of Covid-19 protocols at the country’s airports to be “not satisfactory”, and consequently asked all airport operators to step up surveillance while exploring the possibility of imposing spot fines on violators.

Bengaluru airport launches India’s first dedicated express cargo terminal

March 12, 2021 6:00 pm

The new facility will enable Bengaluru Airport to process 150,000 Metric Tonnes (MT) annually, taking the Airport’s overall annual cargo capacity to 720,000 MT, from the existing 570,000 MT.

Bengaluru International Airport to be partially shut for Aero India show

January 29, 2021 8:10 am

The BIAL and respective airlines will share timely communication on the change in airport operations and the revised flight timings during the Aero India show to avoid passenger inconvenience.

New halt station a major step to boosting last-mile connectivity to Bengaluru airport

December 07, 2020 8:03 am

The new landmark is tipped to help over 25,000 people, mostly fliers and airport employees. As per the proposal put forward by SWR, six trains would ply to KIAH, including two from Majestic (KSR Bengaluru) and one from Yelahanka.

Driven by international freight, Bengaluru airport sees growth in cargo volumes after Covid-19 slump

October 22, 2020 8:17 am

Between April and September, Bengaluru airport processed 131,603 MT of freight. September 2020 witnessed a 4.5 per cent growth in international cargo, of which export freight grew by 7.6 per cent.

Ecstasy pills worth Rs 1 crore seized at Bengaluru airport

September 10, 2020 8:16 am

The package, which arrived at the KIA Cargo section, roused suspicion as the foot massage machine inside looked like it was tampered and repacked. Officers who opened the massage machine found pills in violet and green colours, stuck with brown tape.

Bengaluru: Fear of Covid-19, reluctance by family members made lesser people take flights, finds survey

August 28, 2020 8:25 am

"In the first phase, 71% of respondents considered air travel as the safest mode of transport, while in the final phase 89% of the respondents considered air travel to be the safest," a BIAL spokesperson said.

At Bengaluru airport: Eyebrows raised as minister 'skips quarantine'; 5-year-old travels alone to reunite with family

May 26, 2020 1:32 am

Union Minister and BJP MP from Bengaluru North, Sadananda Gowda, said as minister-in-charge of Department of Pharmaceuticals, he came under the essential services category and was hence exempt from quarantine rules.

As flights resume, passengers settle into new normal despite cancellations

May 25, 2020 8:36 pm

All major airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, Air Asia and others operated 30% of their regular schedules between destinations, strictly adhering to the safety protocols set by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.